School Health and Wellbeing Service in Warwickshire

School Health and Wellbeing Service in Warwickshire

1. Addressing and focusing on reducing inequalities; 2. Using Marmot’s life course approach to deliver what children and young people need, when they need it, in the right place at the right time.

United Kingdom-Warwick: Physical well-being services

2015/S 094-170407

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Warwickshire County Council
Strategic Procurement Unit, P O Box 3, Shire Hall, Market Place
For the attention of: Heather Boyd, Category Specialist
CV34 4RH Warwick
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1926412430
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

Electronic access to information: http://www.csw-jets.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.csw-jets.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

School Health and Wellbeing Service.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The County Council boundaries of Warwickshire County Council.

NUTS code UKG13

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

This is a notice for social and specific services in accordance with Directive 2014/24/EU Article 74
The School Health and Wellbeing Service is a high quality, visible, accessible and confidential service which improves the health and wellbeing of and reduces health inequalities for school aged-children and young people in Warwickshire. The School Health and Wellbeing Service in Warwickshire will do this by:
1. Addressing and focusing on reducing inequalities;
2. Using Marmot’s life course approach to deliver what children and young people need, when they need it, in the right place at the right time, using prevention and early intervention approaches;
3. Leading, delivering and evaluating preventative services and universal public health programmes for school- aged children and young people, within both school and community settings and in accordance with local needs;
4. Delivering evidence based approaches and cost effective programmes or interventions that contribute to children and young people’s health and well-being (including emotional health and wellbeing);
5. Co-ordinating services, referring to other agencies and delegating within the team to maximise resources and utilise the expertise of other skilled professionals;
6. Supporting a high quality, seamless transition into school, from pre-school and primary, through to secondary school and transition into adulthood;
7. Managing the interaction between health and education so that the child or young person enjoys good health and well-being (including emotional health and wellbeing) to achieve optimal education;
8. Leading support for children and young people who have complex and/or additional needs including providing or co-ordinating support, education and training for families, carers and school staff;
9. Identifying children and young people in need of early help and where appropriate providing support to improve their life chances and prevent abuse and neglect. This includes working with children and young people at risk of becoming involved in gangs or youth violence;
10. Contributing as part of a multi-agency team, to the response for children, young people and families who have multiple problems.
The model of delivery for the commission of the School Health and Wellbeing Service is based on the following key aims and principles:
For Service Users, the service will:
1. Support children, young people and families by identifying their needs and developing their knowledge, skills and resilience;
2. Be visible, accessible and flexible, enabling access to appropriate support, early help and advice to children and young people when it is needed;
3. Act as a public health advocate, ensuring all children have access to public health campaigns and advice (e.g. healthy eating, emotional wellbeing, Making Every Contact Count) and encourage early intervention and prevention;
4. Ensure there is regular involvement, inclusion, engagement and consultation with children and young people (“no decision about me, without me”) so that services are developed to meet identified priority needs;
5. Ensure that priority health needs of children and young people are identified through health assessments, and reviewed where appropriate (e.g. annually for Looked After Children);
6. Ensure continuous improvement for the benefit of all children and young people, that focuses on enhancing learning and development;
7. Ensure all individuals receive a confidential service and are treated with courtesy, respect and an understanding of their needs.
For Service Delivery, the service will:
1. Deliver a service model focussed on prevention and the reduction of health inequalities as a core principle;
2. Have a strong public health focus to improve and maintain the health and wellbeing of
school-aged children and young people in Warwickshire, supporting Public Health lifestyle initiatives such as family weight management programmes, the food for life partnership and young carers;
3. Develop a collaborative open culture of discussion of health and wellbeing with schools, head teachers and parents;
4. Provide a needs based school attendance oriented service that is flexible, inclusive and
responsive;
5. Deliver primarily in school or education settings however, where possible, offering children and young people a choice of appropriate locations which best meets their needs e.g. community centres, youth groups, general practice, or at home;
6. Use technology and innovation to develop and deliver a cost-effective, high quality service;
7. Build capacity in communities, including the schools, for the prevention of poor health and for the improvement of health and well-being amongst children and young people;
8. Develop integrated approaches with other services involved in supporting children and young people’s lifestyles, learning and development, particularly Health Visitors, Child Development Centres, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and schools;
9. Ensure safeguarding is implicit in all levels of the service model offer, ensuring safeguarding contribution provides the earliest support with appropriate referral to specialist services.
The initial contract term will be for 2 years from 1.10.2015 to 30.9.2017 with options to extend for up to a a maximum further 24 months.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98330000, 85141200, 85323000, 85320000, 98334000, 85312310

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The proposed contract start date is 1.10.2015.
The proposed contract end date is 30.9.2017 (unless extended).
The initial contract term will be 2 years with the option to extend the contract by further periods not exceeding 24 months at the discretion of the Authority based on the contract performance of the successful applicant.
The contract review date will be 30.11.2016.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The initial contract term will be 2 years with the option to extend the contract by further periods not exceeding 24 months.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As detailed in the tender documentation.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in the tender documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As detailed in the tender documentation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in the tender documentation.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Evidence as stated in the tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Evidence as stated in the tender documentation.
The Council will undertake its financial assessment of the tendering organisation (and if considered necessary by the Council, any partners within a consortium bid) based on its own evaluation of the Tenderers most recent 2 years accounts (or if 2 years accounts are not available, equivalent evidence which confirms financial viability). The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Creditsafe where this is available. The Council may also impose a Bond or Performance Guarantee on the successful Tenderer.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Evidence as stated in the tender documentation.
The Council will undertake its financial assessment of the tendering organisation (and if considered necessary by the Council, any partners within a consortium bid) based on its own evaluation of the Tenderers most recent 2 years accounts (or if 2 years accounts are not available, equivalent evidence which confirms financial viability). The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Creditsafe where this is available. The Council may also impose a Bond or Performance Guarantee on the successful Tenderer.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Evidence as stated in the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Evidence as stated in the tender documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

30.6.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30.6.2015 – 12:15

Place:

Warwickshire County Council, Shire Hall, Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4RH

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Officers of Warwickshire County Council and/or their appointed agents.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 24 months from contract commencement unless the available option periods are taken.

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest and download documents. The web address for CSW-JETS is www.csw-jets.co.ukRegistration and use of CSW-JETS is free. All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be via the CSWJETS correspondence function. If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please email us at procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk Providers must register on CSW-JETS and express an interest in this project in order to download tender documents and be able to correspond with us about this procurement.

Electronic ordering and/or invoicing and/or payment may be used.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13.5.2015

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